Garden Planning is an art and a skill most gardeners do not have in this day when there is a supermarket is never far away. It is one thing to grow some of your vege, another to be free of the supermarket!
This workshop based on the Koanga Garden Planner will give you a process you will be comfortable with and experienced at using, to create your own garden plan growing the vege and grains you like to eat when you want them in a way that regenerates the soil, uses the area most efficiently, and produces high brix food
About Kay Baxter: Kay has been an organic gardener for fifty years and is a co-founder of the Koanga Institute in New Zealand. Kay has a vast knowledge of home gardening, nutrient dense food production and the links between regenerative food growing and human health. Kay has authored many books/booklets including:
- Change of Heart (the Ecology of Nourishing Food)
- The Koanga Garden Guide
- Design your Own Orchard
- The Koanga Garden Planner
and the Koanga booklets
- Save Your Own Seeds
- How To Grow Nutrient Dense Food
- Beginner Gardener Booklet
- Urban Gardening For Nutritional Resilience
- The Art of Composting
- and Design Your own Forest Garden
Kay has been teaching permaculture for many years, and draws upon her experience designing, implementing and managing permaculture systems, specializing in the field of nutrient dense food production – vegetable gardens, orchards, forest gardens and animal systems, predominantly in zone 1 and 2. For many years her research has been focused on the connections between soil health, plant and animal health and human health, and has been focused on home gardeners techniques for growing nutrient dense food.
About Koanga: The Koanga Institute Centre for Regenerative Living, is well known internationally for producing highly competent and knowledgeable students and teachers. For your benefit, we run multiple workshops, offer an extensive searchable knowledge-base, publish high quality books and instruction manuals, have internships, apprenticeships and multiple other learning opportunities in regenerative living, Permaculture, and appropriate technologies.
Our workshops, apprenticeships and internships are for anyone interested in living sustainably, designing their own lives and empowering change in their communities. Koanga Institutes range of leading edge courses impart knowledge and practical skills that will empower you to be more self-reliant and resilient in supporting your family and your local community. For a full range of what we offer, please refer to our website www.koanga.org.nz
Refreshments will be provided. Please provide your own lunch.
Please note: The Workshop will be confirmed two weeks before it begins. If circumstances prevent the Workshop from going ahead, enrolment fees will be refunded in full.
Payment Options: We can offer an option for you to pay off the Workshop in installments; providing that the workshop has been paid for in full no later than 2 weeks before the start date. To ask further questions, secure your place or organise payment options please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation Policy: Students who cancel their place at a workshop with more than two weeks notice will be given an 85% refund, however cancellations after this time can only be refunded 50% of the course fee. Cancellations with less than 48 hours, no refund can be given.